Onwards from Angkor Wat

One interesting headline on climate change and Cambodia centres on the incredible Angkor Wat ruins, visited by millions of tourists every year. Researchers actually believe that the collapse of the 15th Century civilisation that once inhabited Angkor Wat was climate-related,… [Read More]

Siem Reap – Kids Play International

“Say hi to Katey”, said the U.S. Ambassador as we told him of our plans to visit Kids Play International (KPI) in Siem Riep. And so we did. Katey Lippit, also a U.S. citizen, is the Country Director of Kids… [Read More]

Battambang: COMPED doing wonders at Hell on Earth

Kim Hang has worked for the Cambodian Education and Waste Management Organisation (COMPED) since 2003. Kim, in his sixties, has the energy of a teenager. He joined our workshop, via an introduction from a friend in Germany, and was able… [Read More]

The Killing Fields of Choeung Ek

The Khmer Rouge’s brutal regime lasted only 4 years (1975 to 1979) but it still affects the national psyche today. 3 million people dies in the genocide, most of them in hundreds of so-called “killing fields” across the country. The… [Read More]

Indochina Starfish Foundation

SOF were connected to ISF (a non-profit football-for-good organisation) by George Springboard from our mutual partner, the football-for-good network organisation, Common Goal. For several months we had been meeting online to coordinate two workshops in Phnom Penh with their team…. [Read More]

The Ball hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh

For several months we had been planning a workshop, supported by the cultural diplomacy team from the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh. The workshop took place at the American Cambodia Centre (AmCam), in the Exchange Mall, near the U.S. Embassy… [Read More]

Cambodia Climate Facts

Thanks again to Freddie from the Cool Down Sport for Climate Action Network for supplying us with the following climate facts for Cambodia. We were able to integrate them once again into conversations with people and as seen in the… [Read More]

Ball Moi, Beblopplob Moi

CC After a rather exhausting overnight van, train and bus journey from Hoi an in Vietnam, via Saigon and including a slightly tricky border crossing, we made it to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. The journey didn’t end there however –… [Read More]